New Zealand cinema : interpreting the past / edited by Alistair Fox, Barry Keith Grant and Hilary Radner
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- Bristol, UK ; Chicago : Intellect, 2011
- 350 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
New Zealand has produced one of the world's most vibrant film cultures from early silent features like,The Te Kooti Trail to recent films such as River Queen, this books examines the role of cinema in a building a shared sense of national identity. The work of key director's, including Peter Jackson, Jane Campion and Vincent Ward.
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- Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Rudall Hayward and the Cinema of Maoriland: Genre-mixing and Counter-discourses in Rewi's Last Stand (1925), The Te Kooti Trail (1927) and Rewi's Last Stand/The Last Stand (1940) / Alistair Fox
- ch. 2 Rudall Hayward's Democratic Cinema and the "Civilising Mission" in the "Land of the Wrong White Crowd" / Michelle Smith
- ch. 3 The Western, New Zealand History and Commercial Exploitation: The Te Kooti Trail, Utu and Crooked Earth / Harriet Margolis
- ch. 4 Unsettled Historiography: Postcolonial Anxiety and the Burden of the Past in Pictures / Cherie Lacey
- ch. 5 Cross-currents: River Queen's National and Trans-national Heritages / Olivia Macassey
- ch. 6 Tracking Titokowaru over Text and Screen: Pakeha Narrate the Warrior, 1906
- 2005 / Annabel Cooper
- ch. 7 Rites of Passage in Post-Second World War New Zealand Cinema: Migrating the Masculine in Journey for Three (1950) / Simon Sigley
- Contents note continued: ch. 8 Cinema and the Interpretation of 1950s New Zealand History: John O'Shea and Roger Mirams, Broken Barrier (1952) / Barbara Brookes
- ch. 9 Re-representing Indigeneity: Approaches to History in Some Recent New Zealand and Australian Films / Janet Wilson
- ch. 10 "The Donations of History": Mauri and the Transfigured "Maori Gaze": Towards a Bi-national Cinema in Aotearoa / Bruce Harding
- ch. 11 History, Hybridity and Indeterminate Space: The Parker-Hulme Murder, Heavenly Creatures and New Zealand Cinema / Alison L. McKee
- ch. 12 Screening Women's Histories: Jane Campion and the New Zealand Heritage Film, from the Biopic to the Female Gothic / Hilary Radner
- ch. 13 The Time and the Place: Music and Costume and the "Affect" of History in the New Zealand Films of Jane Campion / Estella Tincknell
- ch. 14 Mining for Forgotten Gold: Leon Narbey's Illustrious Energy (1987) / Bruce Babington.
- Includes bibliographical references (p. -335, filmography (p. -320, and index.
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- Interpreting the past : New Zealand cinema
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